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A Very Merry Christmas from the Learning Renaissance

We would like to wish all our followers a happy and peaceful Christmas holiday. After (another) challenging year, we have everything crossed that 2022 brings better fortunes. David and Sue … Continue reading

December 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Festive Creativity

At Lancaster Library, via Sophie Devonshire on Instagram

December 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2021 | Edutopia

From reframing our notion of “good” schools to mining the magic of expert teachers, here’s a curated list of must-read research from 2021 from Edutopia. Not surprisingly the main focus … Continue reading

December 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Find the Wonder

December 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me | 8 amazing facts about the history of Christmas | BBC Radio 4

Find out how some of our most-loved festive customs began: You’re Dead To Me | 8 amazing facts about the history of Christmas | BBC Radio 4

December 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

As Christmas Draws Near…

The simplest things are often the most effective, and tired and frazzled teachers sometimes lose sight of this. Have a successful end to your term and a restful and happy … Continue reading

December 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Learn From Your Mistakes | MindTools.com

Learning from your mistakes is one thing. Putting what you’ve learned into practice is another. Follow these five steps to avoid repeating those mistakes. Find out more here: How to … Continue reading

December 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: There Are No Mistakes

December 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

How To Bounce Back From a Big Mistake | Adobe 99U

Everybody makes mistakes. But the true measure of a man – or woman – is how they recover. Here are six tips on bouncing back gracefully: How To Bounce Back … Continue reading

December 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Increase Your Mistake Tolerance | Psychology Today

Don’t avoid mistakes; learn from them. Childhood social anxiety is correlated with making mistakes. Those with low self-esteem suffer the most. Instead of looking at the error as an opportunity … Continue reading

December 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Joyce Brothers on Mistakes

December 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Value of Errors in Learning

Thanks to Daniel Sobel for supplying this little aide memoire to dealing with mistakes in the classroom setting, whether they be made by the pupil or the teacher. Nothing inhibits … Continue reading

December 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Executive Function Strategies

December 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Listening for the Why

December 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Quit Lying to Yourself | The Atlantic

Real happiness starts with telling yourself the truth, even when it hurts. These self-lies delay the changes we need to make, and abet our lies to others. In fact, self-deception … Continue reading

December 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Education Toolkit | TRAID

TRAID has launched Behind the Seams – a new free resource to support educators to promote education for sustainability. The toolkit uses participatory teaching methods to explore the socio-environmental impacts … Continue reading

December 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Preparation is Everything

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Future Learning 1: Understanding and Ameliorating the Learning Crisis in UK Schools

From any perspective, the past academic years have been challenging for all schools, and teachers and support staff have shown great professionalism and resilience in dealing with a fractured world … Continue reading

December 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Create a Mindful Space for Self-Regulation | Edutopia

Setting aside a quiet room for students who need time and strategies to regulate their emotions helps them return to class feeling ready to learn. Students can access the Brave … Continue reading

December 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

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